• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $17.65
  • Forecasted Upside: 24.65 %
  • Number of Analysts: 12
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 8 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for VALE

Analyst Price Target is $17.65
▲ +24.65% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Vale in the last 3 months. The average price target is $17.65, with a high forecast of $24.00 and a low forecast of $13.00. The average price target represents a 24.65% upside from the last price of $14.16.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 12 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Vale. This rating has held steady since September 2020, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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  • 3 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/13/2022Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$16.00Low
7/13/2022BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$16.00Low
6/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$22.00 ➝ $20.00Low
6/23/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
6/22/2022Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$22.00 ➝ $16.00Low
6/14/2022Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingBuyHigh
6/7/2022Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$17.00 ➝ $24.00Medium
4/25/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$20.00 ➝ $18.00Medium
4/19/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$19.50 ➝ $20.00High
4/5/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$20.00 ➝ $22.00N/A
3/23/2022Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$19.00 ➝ $22.00Low
3/10/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$19.00 ➝ $20.00Medium
3/9/2022Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$20.00 ➝ $23.00Low
3/3/2022HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$17.25 ➝ $21.50Low
2/9/2022Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$20.50Low
2/9/2022BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$20.50Low
2/3/2022Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price Target$13.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
1/18/2022Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$12.50 ➝ $17.00Medium
12/10/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
12/9/2021Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
11/30/2021Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetNeutral$18.00 ➝ $17.00Medium
11/16/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoveragePeer Perform$13.00High
10/21/2021Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Underperform$17.00 ➝ $12.50Medium
10/20/2021Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$15.00Medium
10/6/2021Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$15.80High
10/6/2021BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$15.80High
9/28/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$18.00Low
9/21/2021Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$27.00 ➝ $20.00High
9/21/2021HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$15.50Low
9/17/2021UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Sell$15.00High
7/15/2021HSBCBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$25.00 ➝ $27.00Low
7/12/2021ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$24.00 ➝ $26.00Low
7/2/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$29.00 ➝ $27.00Low
6/3/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$25.00 ➝ $29.00Low
4/28/2021HSBCBoost Price TargetBuy$21.50 ➝ $25.00High
3/18/2021BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Underperform$18.30Medium
3/16/2021Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuyLow
3/12/2021Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ UnderperformLow
3/12/2021BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ Underperform$18.30Low
2/8/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$19.00 ➝ $20.00Low
12/14/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$19.00 ➝ $24.50Low
12/3/2020HSBCBoost Price TargetBuy$14.75 ➝ $17.25Low
11/25/2020ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperform$16.00 ➝ $17.00Medium
10/8/2020Itau BBA SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$15.00High
10/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$13.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
7/28/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$16.30 ➝ $16.00Low
7/8/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$11.75 ➝ $16.00Medium
6/11/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$11.00 ➝ $13.00Medium
6/5/2020Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
6/5/2020BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
6/3/2020UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$13.00 ➝ $12.00High
5/17/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$10.25High
5/11/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$9.00 ➝ $9.50High
5/6/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$14.00 ➝ $13.00Low
5/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$9.00Low
4/24/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$9.25 ➝ $9.00High
4/23/2020Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyHigh
4/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/1/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$12.00 ➝ $9.50Medium
3/30/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
3/20/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$11.00High
3/17/2020CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$14.00 ➝ $12.00Medium
3/11/2020HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
3/3/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$13.50Low
2/19/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldLow
12/11/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$11.65Medium
12/11/2019Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$13.00 ➝ $16.00Medium
12/4/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$17.00 ➝ $16.50Low
11/22/2019ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$15.00 ➝ $17.50Low
10/15/2019HSBCSet Price TargetHold$13.00Low
10/15/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$12.00Low
10/11/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$12.00Low
9/23/2019Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
9/10/2019MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$14.00Low
9/9/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$17.50 ➝ $17.00Medium
9/5/2019Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
9/5/2019BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
7/11/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$15.00Low
5/24/2019Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$11.00Low
5/24/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$14.50 ➝ $15.50Low
5/14/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$13.00Low
4/12/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$14.00Low
4/4/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$13.00Low
4/2/2019Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetSell$10.00Low
4/2/2019Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$14.00Low
3/18/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$13.00Medium
3/4/2019ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformHigh
2/19/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralMedium
2/7/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$13.40Medium
2/7/2019Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$11.40Medium
2/5/2019Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutral$13.00Low
2/4/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetUnderperform$9.00Medium
1/31/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingFair Value ➝ Hold$15.00 ➝ $13.50Medium
1/28/2019HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$18.00 ➝ $14.50High
1/28/2019MacquarieDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralHigh
1/28/2019BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$15.00 ➝ $13.00High
1/28/2019Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$18.00 ➝ $14.00High
1/24/2019Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformHigh
1/24/2019BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
1/10/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$16.00Low
12/11/2018MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
12/8/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$16.00High
10/31/2018UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralLow
10/29/2018CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$16.00Medium
10/2/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$15.00High
9/25/2018MacquarieDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralHigh
9/18/2018BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralHigh
9/17/2018UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformHigh
9/17/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform ➝ Underperform$12.00 ➝ $11.00Medium
9/11/2018MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$14.75 ➝ $15.00Low
9/7/2018Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$16.00Medium
7/30/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$16.00Low
7/27/2018Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$15.00Low
7/25/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$12.00Medium
7/24/2018Clarkson CapitalUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
6/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$10.00Medium
6/26/2018MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
4/26/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$17.00Low
4/24/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$16.00Low
4/6/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$16.00Low
4/3/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$16.00Medium
3/30/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$16.00Medium
3/28/2018Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$16.50High
3/27/2018MacquarieDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralMedium
3/2/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00Low
3/1/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$14.50Low
3/1/2018CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$11.00 ➝ $15.00Low
2/15/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$14.00Low
1/24/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00High
1/16/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$12.00 ➝ $12.50Medium
1/8/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$15.00Low
12/7/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$11.00Low
12/5/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$15.00Low
12/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$11.32 ➝ $15.00Medium
11/28/2017UBS GroupUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
11/27/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$12.00Low
11/21/2017MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformN/A
11/20/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$11.00 ➝ $14.50N/A
11/15/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$11.00N/A
10/23/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ NeutralN/A
10/19/2017CowenSet Price TargetHold$11.00N/A
10/10/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$11.00N/A
10/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldLow
9/25/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal WeightMedium
9/25/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$11.70Medium
9/13/2017Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
9/12/2017SantanderUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
(Data available from 8/11/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.14 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Vale logo
Vale S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells iron ore and iron ore pellets for use as raw materials in steelmaking in Brazil and internationally. The company operates through Ferrous Minerals and Base Metals segments. The Ferrous Minerals segment produces and extracts iron ore and pellets, manganese, ferroalloys, and other ferrous products; and provides related logistic services. The Base Metals segment produces and extracts nickel and its by-products, such as gold, silver, cobalt, precious metals, and others, as well as copper. The company was formerly known as Companhia Vale do Rio Doce and changed its name to Vale S.A. in May 2009. Vale S.A. was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Today's Range

Now: $14.16
Low: $13.89
High: $14.28

50 Day Range

MA: $14.55
Low: $12.43
High: $18.81

52 Week Range

Now: $14.16
Low: $11.16
High: $21.33


428,344 shs

Average Volume

33,155,668 shs

Market Capitalization

$70.79 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Vale?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on Vale in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., BNP Paribas, Clarkson Capital, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Exane BNP Paribas, HSBC Holdings plc, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., UBS Group AG, and Wolfe Research.
View the latest analyst ratings for VALE.

What is the current price target for Vale?

10 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Vale in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $17.65, suggesting a possible upside of 28.3%. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting VALE will reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. Wolfe Research has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $13.00 for Vale in the next year.
View the latest price targets for VALE.

What is the current consensus analyst rating for Vale?

Vale currently has 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in VALE, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
View the latest ratings for VALE.

What other companies compete with Vale?

How do I contact Vale's investor relations team?

Vale's physical mailing address is Praia de Botafogo186-offices 701-1901 Botafogo, RIO DE JANEIRO D5, 22250-145. The basic materials company's listed phone number is 552134855000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Vale is www.vale.com. Learn More about contacing Vale investor relations.